The latest edition continues in the tradition of providing unparalleled and in-depth content about the tourism and travel industry on the African continent and beyond.
The 8th edition as usual compiles the most relevant and informative stories from the world of travel and tourism. The 64-page full colour publication opens with files from activities of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
The organisation’s upcoming 23rd General Assembly which takes place from September 9 -13 in St. Petersburg, Russia and related matters are previewed. Natalia Bayona the body’s Senior Expert on Innovation and Digital Transformation Strategy also shares reasons why UNTWO’s Tourism Tech Adventures is game-changer for African tech start-ups within the industry.
On the aviation scene, readers can read all about the interlining agreement between Ethiopian, Africa World and ASKY airlines to promote seamless travel on the continent. There are also details on Ethiopian Airlines’ move to offer transit passengers the opportunity to see Addis Ababa and many other stories.
Ghana’s Year of Return commemorations and related developments such as the slashing of visa fees are also captured in the new September edition. The personality profile corner puts the spotlight on Elcia Grandcourt, UNWTO Africa Programme’s Director, who shares her story from her home country, Seychelles to becoming the most powerful woman championing African tourism on the global stage.
Regular contributor and sustainability champion, Judy Gona also shares her thoughts on “Why Sustainability is what Destination Africa needs to become and remain competitive.”
There are details on Uganda’s Wildlife Act which has been assented into law by President Yoweri Museveni. The latest magazine also gives insights into the extraordinary journey of the sensational Ndlovu Youth Choir who continue to dazzle audience at the America’s Got Talent.
These and many more happenings and yet-to-take place events like this year’s Magical Kenya Travel Expo, Sanganai Hlanganani World Tourism Expo, African Hotel Investment Forum and others are all highlighted and previewed.
The 8th edition of the VoyagesAfriq Travel Magazine is simply a must-get for anyone who wants be updated on the ever fluid tourism and travel industry on the continent and beyond, for the business, education, information and entertainment.
By: Samuel Obeng Appah